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This case tests the ambit of the protection afforded by the Sixth Amendment of right to counsel.
This lawsuit challenges restrictions on civil legal aid programs that receive some of their funding from the federal Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
In this case, the Court holds that the right to counsel under the 6th Amendment exists when the charges are first presented against the defendant in a court of law, even if a prosecutor is not yet involved in that specific proceeding.
The Brennan Center and allies filed an amicus brief emphasizing the importance of attorneys' fee awards in enabling law firms to take civil rights cases and those cases benefiting low-income people.
Litigation defending the minimum wage for tipped employees in Missouri.